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Is the sentence correct or does it contain a gender neutrality problem? (Assume formal writing.)

  1. Earl and Jeffrey decided to rent tuxes, since each wanted to look his best for the prom.

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  2. Every first-year student entering the polytechnic university must write the mathematics aptitude test before choosing his science courses.

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  3. If you are thinking of hiring a teenager to babysit, we recommend that you check whether she has completed our babysitter training course.

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  4. All first-year students entering the polytechnic university must write the mathematics aptitude test before choosing their science courses.

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  5. To save on rental fees, the company is asking everyone to bring their own lawn chair and wineglass to the staff picnic.

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  6. Settling into her chair, the storyteller began to recount the horrifying tale of the 1917 Halifax explosion.

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